Happy almost October, Flyers fans! With less than two weeks before the Flyers head west and the games start to count, we at Philly is Flyer are gearing up and getting ready to go. Here’s a little bit about the fine folks that will be bringing you coverage throughout the season.

 

Name: Dan

Twitter: @dsilver88

Location: Washington D.C.

My role with Philly is Flyer is: writer

I’ve been with Philly is Flyer since: the beginning!

My favorite current Flyer is: Ivan Provorov

My favorite all-time Flyer is: Eric Lindros

If I could add anyone to this current roster (regardless of cost) it would be: Connor McDavid

When it comes to the Flyers, I have a very hard time being unbiased about: i’m always unbiased

The most overrated player in the league is: Jonathan Toews

The most underrated player in the league is: Claude Giroux

This season, the Flyers will:

The 2019 Stanley Cup Champion will be: Nashville Predators

The 2019 Conn Smythe Trophy winner will be: Filip Forsberg

Outside of hockey, my favorite things are: vacationing with my non-official life partner

If I could have any superpower it would be: flying

A hot dog is: a tasty snack

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Name: Ted Brown

Twitter: @ThatGuy11920

Location: South Carolina

My role with Philly is Flyer is: Writer

I’ve been with Philly is Flyer since: April 2018

My favorite current Flyer is: Ivan Provorov

My favorite all-time Flyer is: Of who I’ve seen play….Eric Lindros

If I could add anyone to this current roster (regardless of cost) it would be: Mark Stone

When it comes to the Flyers, I have a very hard time being unbiased about: Travis Sanheim

The most overrated player in the league is: T.J. Oshie

The most underrated player in the league is: Jared Spurgeon

This season, the Flyers will: win a playoff round

The 2019 Stanley Cup Champion will be: Winnipeg Jets

The 2019 Conn Smythe Trophy winner will be: Mark Scheifele

Outside of hockey, my favorite things are: Reading, the Philadelphia Eagles, music, movies, TV, and food of course

If I could have any superpower it would be: telekinesis

A hot dog is: not a sandwich

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Name: Allie

Twitter: @mustang__sallie (2 underscores)

Location: Wilmington, DE

My role with Philly is Flyer is: Editor and occasional writer

I’ve been with Philly is Flyer since: November 2017

My favorite current Flyer is: A tie between Wayne Simmonds and JVR

My favorite all-time Flyer is: Kimmo Timonen

If I could add anyone to this current roster (regardless of cost) it would be: PK Subban or Ryan Nugent Hopkins

When it comes to the Flyers, I have a very hard time being unbiased about: Travis Sanheim

The most overrated player in the league is: Patrick Kane

The most underrated player in the league is: Nicklas Backstrom or Jake Voracek

This season, the Flyers will: Have home-ice advantage in the first round of the playoffs.

The 2019 Stanley Cup Champion will be: Tampa Bay

The 2019 Conn Smythe Trophy winner will be: Stamkos or Vasilevskiy

Outside of hockey, my favorite things are: Baseball, traveling, and baking.

If I could have any superpower it would be: Flying or telekinesis.

A hot dog is: Not a sandwich.

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Name: Molly Robinson

Twitter: @mollcop_

Location: Local – Baltimore, MD // School – Penn State, University Park, PA

My role with Philly is Flyer is: Graphic Artist

I’ve been with Philly is Flyer since: February 2018

My favorite current Flyer is: Ivan Provorov

My favorite all-time Flyer is: Danny Briere

If I could add anyone to this current roster (regardless of cost) it would be: Hmmm this is hard, probably Vasilevskiy

When it comes to the Flyers, I have a very hard time being unbiased about: The success of the team/future team

The most overrated player in the league is: Carey Price

The most underrated player in the league is: Jonathan Huberdeau

This season, the Flyers will: Not lose 10 games in a row

The 2019 Stanley Cup Champion will be: Ooo this is tough too, hmm maybe the Jets

The 2019 Conn Smythe Trophy winner will be: Patrik Laine

Outside of hockey, my favorite things are: Weather (I’m actually studying to be a meteorologist and oh I’ve also gone storm chasing twice), concerts (I try to go to as many as I can, typically anything alternative, grunge, rock, or pop-punk. Also fun fact as of 8/10/18 I have seen Pearl Jam 8 times), running long distance, art/drawing, going to Penn State hockey games (technically it’s outside of NHL hockey), the Baltimore Ravens, and traveling.

If I could have any superpower it would be: To be invisible, that way I can sneak into concerts and games.

A hot dog is: a sandwich, don’t @ me

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Name: Dan Esche

Twitter: @DanTheFlyeraFan

Location: Philaldephia, PA

My role with Philly is Flyer is: List maker, live tweeter, postgame writer.

I’ve been with Philly is Flyer since: Day 1

My favorite current Flyer is: Samuel Morin

My favorite all-time Flyer is: Eric Desjardins

If I could add anyone to this current roster (regardless of cost) it would be: Victor Hedman

When it comes to the Flyers, I have a very hard time being unbiased about: Samuel Morin

The most overrated player in the league is: Jonathan Quick

The most underrated player in the league is: Ivan Provorov

This season, the Flyers will: Make the playoffs but lose in the first round.

The 2019 Stanley Cup Champion will be: Vegas Golden Knights

The 2019 Conn Smythe Trophy winner will be: Connor Hellebuyck

Outside of hockey, my favorite things are: baseball, music

If I could have any superpower it would be: I want to fly

A hot dog is: A sandwich

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Name: Joshua Bright

Twitter: @ThPriceIsBright

Location: Los Angeles, California

My role with Philly is Flyer is: Prospect Writer

I’ve been with Philly is Flyer since: August 2017

My favorite current Flyer is: Sean Couturier

My favorite all-time Flyer is: Simon Gagne

If I could add anyone to this current roster (regardless of cost) it would be: David Pastrnak

When it comes to the Flyers, I have a very hard time being unbiased about: Claude Giroux’s Elite Status

The most overrated player in the league is: Drew Doughty

The most underrated player in the league is: Alexander Barkov

This season, the Flyers will: Make it past the first round of playoffs.

The 2019 Stanley Cup Champion will be: Tampa Bay Lightning

The 2019 Conn Smythe Trophy winner will be: Victor Hedman

Outside of hockey, my favorite things are: My Career, Music, Martial Arts

If I could have any superpower it would be: Mind-Reader

A hot dog is: A Sandwich.

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Name: Mark Giannone

Twitter: @markflagmann @_gettinbullied

Location: Washington Twp, NJ

My role with Philly is Flyer is: Host of Gettin’ Bullied Podcast

I’ve been with Philly is Flyer since: June 2017

My favorite current Flyer is: Travis Konecny

My favorite all-time Flyer is: Mike Richards

If I could add anyone to this current roster (regardless of cost) it would be: Jonathan Quick

When it comes to the Flyers, I have a very hard time being unbiased about: Dave Hakstol.

The most overrated player in the league is: Henrik Lundquist, definitely not as good as he once was but I feel like he still gets billed as a top 5 goalie.

The most underrated player in the league is: Artemi Panarin, Chicago let him go for less than his value and Columbus could end up doing the same. And of course Claude Giroux is the most important player to any team that no one talks about.

This season, the Flyers will: Lose in the second round of the playoffs.

The 2019 Stanley Cup Champion will be: This could be the year Tampa finally gets back to the top of the mountain.

The 2019 Conn Smythe Trophy winner will be: Depends how the series goes but could be either Kucherov or Vasilevskiy.

Outside of hockey, my favorite things are: Eagles, Phillies, Sixers.

If I could have any superpower it would be: Predict the future, or invisibility.

A hot dog is: Just a hot dog whether it’s in a bun or not.

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Name: Anthony DiGrazio

Twitter:  @AnthonyDiGrazio

Location: Eagleville, PA

My role with Philly is Flyer is: Founder/Contributor

I’ve been with Philly is Flyer since: The beginning (March 2017)

My favorite current Flyer is: Claude Giroux/Wayne Simmonds

My favorite all-time Flyer is: Rod Brinda’mour

If I could add anyone to this current roster (regardless of cost) it would be: McJesus

When it comes to the Flyers, I have a very hard time being unbiased about: The amazing fans and the outstanding support the team receives year after year.

The most overrated player in the league is: T.J. Oshie

The most underrated player in the league is: Artemi Panarin

This season, the Flyers will: Make the ECF

The 2019 Stanley Cup Champion will be: Lightning

The 2019 Conn Smythe Trophy winner will be: Connor McDavid

Outside of hockey, my favorite things are: Hanging out with my three dogs and my fiancé

If I could have any superpower it would be: Be able to time travel

A hot dog is: disgusting and not a sandwich

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Name: Kevin Fortier

Twitter: ksfortier

Location: Raleigh, NC

My role with Philly is Flyer is: Writer/Contributor

I’ve been with Philly is Flyer since: The very beginning

My favorite current Flyer is: Travis Konecny

My favorite all-time Flyer is: Eric Lindros

If I could add anyone to this current roster (regardless of cost) it would be: Connor McDavid

When it comes to the Flyers, I have a very hard time being unbiased about: Hakstol

The most overrated player in the league is: Jonathan Toews

The most underrated player in the league is: Nathan MacKinnon

This season, the Flyers will: Win a playoff series

The 2019 Stanley Cup Champion will be: Tampa

The 2019 Conn Smythe Trophy winner will be: Victor Hedman

Outside of hockey, my favorite things are: Politics, Writing my book, my 65” 4K TV

If I could have any superpower it would be: to be pain free

A hot dog is: The food of the Gods

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Name: Rebecca Werez

Twitter: @beccaaaxo39 and @RWerez

Location: City of Brotherly Love. Temple University, to be exact.

My role with Philly is Flyer is: Writer

I’ve been with Philly is Flyer since: February 2018

My favorite current Flyer is: Nolan James Patrick

My favorite all-time Flyer is: Danny Briere

If I could add anyone to this current roster (regardless of cost) it would be: So my Penguin-hating heart literally shrinks three sizes every time I say this, but I would add Jake Guenzel in a heartbeat, no hesitation or questions asked.

When it comes to the Flyers, I have a very hard time being unbiased about: How much I love goalies.

The most overrated player in the league is: Brad Marchand

The most underrated player in the league is: Claude Giroux, for sure.

This season, the Flyers will: Make it to round 2 of the playoffs, at the least.

The 2019 Stanley Cup Champion will be: The Nashville Predators

The 2019 Conn Smythe Trophy winner will be: Pekka Rinne

Outside of hockey, my favorite things are: Glee, going to concerts, my cat, Harry Styles and my boyfriend.

If I could have any superpower it would be: I would want to talk to animals.

A hot dog is: Disgusting.

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Name: Heather

Twitter: @heatherm_barry

Location: South Philadelphia, PA

My role with Philly is Flyer is: Photographer

I’ve been with Philly is Flyer since: September 2018- I’m a newbie!

My favorite current Flyer is: Claude Giroux always. He’s my favorite Flyer!

My favorite all-time Flyer is: Simon Gagne/Claude Giroux

If I could add anyone to this current roster (regardless of cost) it would be: PK Subban and Johnny Hockey (because Jerz boys)!

When it comes to the Flyers, I have a very hard time being unbiased about: Goalie development (oops)

The most overrated player in the league is: Patrick Kane for sure

The most underrated player in the league is: if we’re talking Flyers, Provorov for sure

This season, the Flyers will: make it to the Eastern Conference Finals

The 2019 Stanley Cup Champion will be: I’m bad at predictions

The 2019 Conn Smythe Trophy winner will be: Stamkos

Outside of hockey, my favorite things are: Weightlifting, photographing things and trying new restaurants

If I could have any superpower it would be: Flying

A hot dog is: Disgusting

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